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UNC NCA Presentation Schedule

November 17, 2020

CLICK HERE to view the UNC NCA presentation schedule.   This year’s theme, Communication at the Crossroads, was selected to provide special opportunities to examine and discuss future directions for research, teaching, and the Communication discipline itself, with crossroads symbolizing … Continued

Department Chair Patricia Parker Publishes New Book

November 17, 2020

Patricia Parker, our Department Chair, has a new book that is now available! Parker writes, “In my new book, Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice, I make the case for why Ella Baker’s wisdom … Continued

Packing and Cracking

October 20, 2020

Join us this Thursday and Friday for a virtual live stream of Packing and Cracking, an interactive mapmaking event focused on gerrymandering in North Carolina. The live stream is part of the UNC Process Series and is co-sponsored by the … Continued

COMM Professor Guest Stars on Podcast

October 15, 2020

Alice Marwick, a professor of Media & Technology Studies in the Department of Communication, was recently a guest star on the podcast Public Books 101. With host Annie Galvin, Public Books 101 is a new public-scholarship podcast from the online … Continued

Hollywood Internship Program

September 21, 2020

Applications for UNC’s Hollywood Internship Program are now open! There will be an interest meeting on September 24 at 5:30pm to answer any questions about the internship that you may have. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. All … Continued


September 4, 2020

Please come out and listen to Dr. Sharon Holland speak on September 9th from 3:30pm -5:30pm on Zoom. Meeting ID: 929 4282 5690 Passcode: 569806 As Professor Holland writes, “What is the relationship of blackness to “the animal”? What ways … Continued

Graduation 2020

June 1, 2020

It is a great pleasure to greet you—graduating students, friends and family—as we celebrate the Department of Communication’s 2020 graduating class—virtually. We celebrate, even in the midst of the most serious global health and economic crisis that has occurred in … Continued

Department of Communication Awards 2020

May 21, 2020

From the Department Chair, Dr. Patricia S. Parker,    On behalf of the faculty and staff in the Department of Communication, I extend a hearty congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 undergraduate and graduate student awards.   If not … Continued